Apache Industrial Services

Register For the AMPP Eastern Conference October 14 – October 16 – Grand Rapids, MI

This Event Reminder is Sponsored by:

NACE Eastern Conference 2024

AMPP Eastern Conference
Starts: Oct 14, 2024 09:00 AM (ET)
Ends: Oct 16, 2024 05:00 PM (ET)
We’re excited to bring the AMPP Eastern Conference to Grand Rapids, MI hosted by the AMPP Great Lakes Chapter. Check back for details.

Apache Industrial Services

Coatings and corrosion prevention for all industries
AMPP Eastern Conference

Welcome to the AMPP Eastern Conference, an extraordinary gathering in Grand Rapids, West Michigan. This year, we’re thrilled to introduce an enhanced three-track program, meticulously designed to maximize your learning and engagement:

Industrial Coatings Track – Focused on Manufacturing, Processing Plants, Electrical, Water & Wastewater Utilities.
Pipeline Coatings Track – Tailored for the Oil & Gas and Water Industries.
Corrosion Prevention Track – Explore Corrosion Prevention Strategies from Operators, Consultants, & Product Manufactures.
Our prestigious conference is a hub for the best in the industry to connect, share insights, and discuss groundbreaking techniques and trends in corrosion prevention and materials performance to protect your valuable assets, both steel and concrete structures. An exclusive opportunity to explore cutting-edge of coating and corrosion prevention, with an increased focus on Industrial Assets for Heavy Industries like Paper, Sugar, Steel Mills, Automotive, Food and Beverage, Water & Wastewater along with Oil, Gas & Water Pipeline Markets.

In addition to the insightful tracks, we offer a unique one-day rectifier class to enhance your understanding of rectifier operations and troubleshooting.

Nestled in the heart of West Michigan, Grand Rapids is home to some of the nation’s largest industry concentrations in metals, plastics, medical devices, production technology, automotive, office furniture, and food processing plants. As the second-largest city in Michigan, Grand Rapids stands as a dynamic and culturally rich city that boasts a diverse array of attractions, making it a compelling destination for visitors and conferences alike. October in Michigan is an ideal time to witness the beauty of our Fall colors, take a quick drive to the Lake Michigan shoreline, enjoy championship golf courses, and superior fishing opportunities.

Join us for an unparalleled experience at the AMPP Eastern Conference, where you’ll expand your professional network and find growth opportunities. Our committee, formed by the AMPP Great Lakes Chapter, includes regional, national, and international experts, all committed to delivering an exceptional event. Don’t miss this chance to be part of one of the best AMPP Eastern Conferences yet.

AMPP Is looking for presentations on the following topics:

Mega Rule and PHMSA Updates
AC Mitigation and Monitoring Topics
Stray Current Interference
Internal or External Tank CP and Corrosion Issues (Oil, Gas, Water or Industrial Products)
Internal Corrosion Monitoring and Concerns
Carbon Capture or Green Energy Corrosion Issues
Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors
Corrosion Under Insulation
Process and Industrial Piping Corrosion
Stress Corrosion Cracking
Aboveground Survey and Corrosion Monitoring Techniques
Abstract for Hands-On Presentation

Pipeline Coatings 
Innovations in Pipeline Coatings – Systems, Surface Prep & Application Technologies
Standards/Regulations for Pipeline Coatings.
Pipeline Coatings Inspection – Best Practices, Equipment & Technologies
Atmospheric Coating Inspection
Surface Preparation
Maintenance Coatings
Biofuels, Hydrogen, Renewable Fuels

Industrial Coatings 
Coating Systems and Selection. (engineering approach, “fit-2-purpose”, specification)
Coatings Failure Analysis, Causes, and Process Improvements
Key Applications of Industrial Coatings – Bridges, Stadiums, Tanks, Buildings, Piping, Flooring, Roofing
Shop vs. Field Application of Coatings
Concrete Coating & Holiday Testing
Coating Galvanized Surfaces
Intumescent Coatings
New Regulations – Industrial
Lessons Learned – Bridges, Stadiums, Tanks, Buildings, Piping, Flooring, Roofing
Coating Technologies – Application & Testing

Pipeline Coatings
Industrial Coatings

Important deadlines:
Deadline for abstracts: June 1, 2024
Deadline for presentation: September 1, 2024

Register by September 14th to save up to $100!

Register for the Full Conference and gain access to a wealth of resources: immerse yourself in expert-led technical presentations with access to a copy for each, earn 10 Professional Development Hours, enjoy a complimentary drink at networking events, explore cutting-edge solutions in the exhibit hall, and savor lunch on us on Tuesday. It’s an all-inclusive pass to elevate your professional edge at the AMPP Eastern Conference.

A discount is available for multiple people from the same company. Contact Rebecca Strong to learn more